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Security Discovery

Security Discovery: What You Need To Know

By . October 5, 2023
Security Discovery is a process used to identify and address potential security risks within a business's IT environment. This is the first phase within any digital transformation project, to help gain insights into key pain point areas. Therefore, you are able to invest in the right areas of improvement.
IT Assets
You can provide a comprehensive view of the IT environment and identify potential security vulnerabilities within IT assets as a result of using Security Discovery, including:
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Applications
  • Data
IT Infrastructure
It can also give you insights into the security controls and infrastructure, identifying areas for improvement. This includes:
  • Outdated software
  • Unpatched systems
  • Firewalls
  • Data Centres
Businesses can improve their security and reduce the risk of cyber-attacks and data breaches by looking at:
  • Resilience planning,
  • Zero trust architecture
  • Disaster recovery planning
Regulatory Requirements
Security Discovery also helps businesses comply with industry regulations and best practices. Businesses are able to ensure that they are in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards because potential security risks will be identified and addressed. This can include enforcing security policies, restricting access to sensitive data, and also implementing multi-factor authentication.
Benefits of Security Discovery
One of the key benefits of Security Discovery is its ability to provide a holistic view of the IT environment. By analysing and cataloguing IT assets, businesses can gain a comprehensive understanding of their IT environment and identify potential security risks across all aspects of their infrastructure. This also includes identifying security risks within cloud environments, which are becoming increasingly important as more businesses move their IT infrastructure to the cloud. In summary, Security Discovery is an essential tool for businesses looking to improve their security posture and protect against cyber threats. As a result of gaining visibility into their IT environment and identifying potential security risks, businesses can take proactive steps to reduce their risk of cyber-attacks and data breaches. Contact a Security Discovery provider today so you can learn more about how this powerful technology can benefit your business.



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